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An Istanbul ‘Timekeeper' Who Believes in Taking It Slow

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Sevan Bicakci spent more than nine years creating the 85 pieces in his first watch collection.
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Top suspect in Istanbul nightclub shooting denies charges

3 days ago   |   ABC News

The main suspect on trial for the New Year's Eve attack that left 39 people dead in Istanbul has denied being the shooter
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Relatives of China's oppressed Muslim minority are getting blocked online by their own family members, who are terrified to even tell them how bad their lives are

Relatives of China's oppressed Muslim minority are getting blocked online by their own family members, who are terrified to even tell them how bad their lives are

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

China's Uighur community - a mostly-Muslim ethnic group in the western region of Xinjiang - is living through extreme repression by the Chinese government. Chinese authorities...
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In a massive rebuke to Trump, GOP senators demand that Mike Pompeo investigate Jamal Khashoggi's death

In a massive rebuke to Trump, GOP senators demand that Mike Pompeo investigate Jamal Khashoggi's death

7 days ago   |   Business Insider

Nearly every GOP member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday called on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to provide a full investigation into the killing of Saudi...
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Senate Democrat wants documents related to Khashoggi killing

7 days ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - The ranking Democratic on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday called on the Trump administration to turn over all documents related to the killing...
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Report: Khashoggi's fiancee could also have been a victim

7 days ago   |   National Post

ISTANBUL - Turkey's state-run news agency is quoting a police report suggesting that the Turkish fiancee of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have escaped being a second...
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Turkey: 4 detained over deadly building collapse

7 days ago   |   ABC News

Turkey's state-run news agency says authorities have detained four people in connection with the collapse of an eight-story apartment building in Istanbul that killed 21.
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Turkey detains three over Istanbul building collapse: Report

7 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Suspects charged with 'killing by negligence' after 21 people died in a building collapse last week, local media report.
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Turkish Police Detain 52 Syrians Over Suspected Links to the Islamic State

7 days ago   |   Time

Turkey's state-run news agency says police have detained 52 Syrian nationals over their suspected links to the Islamic State group. Anadolu Agency says the suspects were...
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This new home startup lets you order custom curtains and shades starting at just $65 - here's how it works

This new home startup lets you order custom curtains and shades starting at just $65 - here's how it works

8 days ago   |   Business Insider

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. If you want...
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New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

The North Carolina State Board of Elections voted 5-0 Thursday to hold a new election in the 9th Congressional District. Read more ...

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

A mom in Louisiana shared a viral video of a high school fight and now has to answer for her actions, authorities said. Read more ...

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

A snowman near the famous "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign and snowballs were just some of the ways people marked the rare snowfall there. Read more ...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that stunned spectators

Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game by a knee injury after his Nike shoe blew out just 33 seconds into the game. Read more ...

Syracuse legend Jim Boeheim hits, kills man with his car

Syracuse legend Jim Boeheim hits, kills man with his car

Syracuse coaching legend Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man with his car on Wednesday around midnight, according to a Syracuse.com report. A man in his 30s got out of his car... Read more ...

'Dedicated worker': Park ranger furloughed during shutdown wins huge lottery...

'Dedicated worker': Park ranger furloughed during shutdown wins huge lottery prize

A park ranger furloughed during the partial federal government shutdown has claimed a lottery jackpot worth tens of millions of dollars. Read more ...

James Harden, Chris Paul blast ref Scott Foster after Rockets lose to...

James Harden, Chris Paul blast ref Scott Foster after Rockets lose to Lakers: 'For sure it's personal'

James Harden and Chris Paul fouled out as Houston fell apart late in Los Angeles. Afterward, both Houston stars had harsh words for one of the game officials. Read more ...

LeBron James turns it on late as Lakers roll past Rockets

LeBron James turns it on late as Lakers roll past Rockets

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James scored 29 points, Brandon Ingram added 27 and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from a 19-point deficit midway through the third quarter to defeat the... Read more ...

No. 2 Gonzaga routs Pepperdine for 17th win in a row

No. 2 Gonzaga routs Pepperdine for 17th win in a row

SPOKANE, Wash. - Rui Hachimura scored 23 points and No. 2 Gonzaga beat Pepperdine 92-64 on Thursday night, keeping the door open to a possible No. 1 ranking next week. Read more ...

McDavid scores in overtime, Oilers top Islanders 4-3

McDavid scores in overtime, Oilers top Islanders 4-3

EDMONTON, Alberta - The Edmonton Oilers finally feel as though they got the result they deserved from the work they've put in. Read more ...